Councillor Jan Harder - Ward 3
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About Councillor Harder:
Jan Harder has been city councillor to Barrhaven for 10 years. Her strong business background includes a highly successful career in the grocery/mass merchandising industry. She is a member of City Council's Committees on Planning and the Environment, and Agriculture and Rural Affairs. As well, Jan is Chair of the Ottawa Public Library Board; President of the Canadian Library Trustees' Association; on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Library Association; Chair of the Community Advisory Committee as well as being a member of the Executive and Director Boards of Bruyère Continuing Care (formerly known as SCO - Sisters of Charity Health Services Board).She is a board member of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. and also chairs Plasco's public advisory committee, reporting to the Ministry of Energy. In addition, Jan serves on the boards of the Barrhaven Business Improvement Area and Carleton Lodge.
Jan has deep roots in the Barrhaven community. She was President and Convener of Barrhaven Softball for eight years, Funding Chair for Cedarview Middle School Senior Band and Cedarview District Girl Guides, a Founding Member of the South Nepean Youth Organization, a member of the Barrhaven Lions Club and President of the Barrhaven Community Association.